Neil Hanson Oral History Interview
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The interview with Neil Hanson discusses what his summer was like growing up in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, and what memories he had surrounding the Bears/Braves. Mr. Hanson mentions a few players who played in Eau Claire: Hank Aaron, Lou Brock, Pete Marciano, and Joe Torre. He answered questions about what Eau Claire was like on game days, did many people go to the games, etc. Mr. Hanson mentions the Saints playing in Minnesota. There was a discussion about Walter's beer and near beer. He mentioned Ham Olive, who lived and worked in Eau Claire and was a popular umpire. He also mentioned the Uniroyal Company and the Presto Company and how they sponsored Little League teams.